Take Part Tots aids transition to Primary School
Nov14

Take Part Tots aids transition to Primary School

So, this week the window opened for applications for Reception places in primary schools for September 2020. If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 you’ll need to apply for their infant or primary school place by 15 January 2020. Too much, too soon? Take Part can assist with your child’s transition to primary school. Got yourself a pre-school drama queen or king, or a tiny, timid little mouse? Then...

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Shield Tree Wood
Jul07

Shield Tree Wood

Shield Tree Wood is a Viking themed Forest School and outdoor woodland at Thornsett Fields Farm, New Mills on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District. They are passionate about getting children and adults back outside where they are happiest. At Shield Tree Wood they use exploration, den building, woodland crafts, tool use, campfire cooking, woodland games and story-telling to support the emotional development of our learners....

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New Mills Christmas Lights Switch On – 25 November
Oct02

New Mills Christmas Lights Switch On – 25 November

This years Christmas Lights Switch On starts at 5pm on 25 November when the town fills with festive fun – with live music, food and dance alongside fairground and market stalls.   Find out what acts are playing and what food and drink will be hear this year on this...

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Summer fun at New Mills Youth Centre
Jul14

Summer fun at New Mills Youth Centre

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New Mills listed buildings
Apr03

New Mills listed buildings

The next time you are walking through New Mills take a moment to look around you at some of the wonderful architecture we are surrounded with and follow the links below to find out more about our many listed buildings II Highlee Hall II Church of St James the Less and attached Almshouses II Briargrove Farm II Carr Nook Farmhouse II 3 and 5, Laneside Road   II Farm Buildings to Ollersett Hall Farm II Former Barn to Anderton House II...

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More solar for New Mills
Sep22

More solar for New Mills

New Mills moves another step nearer self sufficiency… well we can dream can’t we! New Mills Schools Solar PV panels have finally been installed at New Mills School. Electricity generation started on Sunday 18th September from a 21kW array on the Maths and Swinburn Buildings. In late 2012 the PTA launched the Solar Schools Project at New Mills to raise funds (aim £12,000) to install Solar PV panels. The school and PTA would...

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